Acyclovir and Substance abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Substance abuse is found among people who take Acyclovir, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Chantix, and have Pain . We study 22,747 people who have side effects while taking Acyclovir from FDA. Among them, 19 have Substance abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Substance abuse and more.

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Acyclovir

Acyclovir has active ingredients of acyclovir. It is often used in herpes simplex. (latest outcomes from Acyclovir 23,975 users)

Substance Abuse

Substance abuse has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, drug dependence, pain, depression (latest reports from 32,289 Substance abuse patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

22,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Acyclovir.
Among them, 19 people (0.08%) have Substance Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acyclovir cause Substance abuse?

Gender of people who have Substance Abuse when taking Acyclovir *:

  • female: 31.58 %
  • male: 68.42 %

Age of people who have Substance Abuse when taking Acyclovir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.75 %
  • 30-39: 18.75 %
  • 40-49: 31.25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 31.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Hepatitis C (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Quit Smoking (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Neurontin (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Chantix (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Oxycontin (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Atenolol (7 people, 36.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (19 people, 100.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Pain (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 36.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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